Program organized at state level
Jaipur. World Youth Skills Day: PC Kishan, government secretary of the Ministry of Skills, Planning and Entrepreneurship, said that any country can only make progress by developing skills in youth. The state government is making sincere efforts to develop the youth’s skills and provide them with employment. PC Kishan here on Saturday addressed the state-level program organized at the World Youth Skill Day at the State Institute of Agricultural Management, Durgapura.
Government Secretary PC Kishan said skill is most important for the progress of any country. The country that has focused the most on skills has made progress in the world. He said that a lot of attention is being paid to skills development in the state, which is showing good results. He said that through the Rajasthan Skill and Livelihood Development Corporation (RSLDC), skills training has been provided to more than five lakh youths.
PC Kishan said that in addition to developing skills, the state government is also working seriously on providing employment opportunities for young people. Prime Minister Ashok Gehlot had announced to set up 100 mega job fairs in the budget. With this, the aim is to provide employment to more than one lakh youth. So far, about 40,000 young people have been employed by organizing job fairs in 13 district headquarters.
Bhagchand Badhal, Additional Director, State Insurance and Provident Funds Department, addressed the program as a motivational speaker and inspired the youth to progress through skills training. RSLDC General Manager Khemaram Yadav, ITI Director AK Anand, Employment Department Director Dharampal Meena along with department officers and youth attended the occasion.
Skill Ambassador and Skill Icon Honored
At the ceremony, RSLDC’s Skill Ambassador Narayan Singh of Jalore was honored with a cash prize of Rs 25 thousand and 12 skill icons and two skill icons (overseas) with a cash prize of Rs 11 thousand each. In addition, 33 district brand ambassadors of ITIs and 11 state-level top performers in various professions in the All India Professional Examination were honored with certificates.
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